About Department


To establish the department as a center of excellence in academics and research with advances in the rapidly changing field of Electronics and Communication.


To create stimulating environment for learning and imparting quality technical education to fulfill the needs of industry and society.

Dr. D.J. Dahigaonkar (HOD)


Welcome to the Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering

Established in the year 2001 with an intake of 60 students for the Under Graduate program. At present the intake has been enhanced to 120 students. The department has been accredited four times by AICTE-NBA in the year 2008, 2014, 2019 & 2022. The well-equipped laboratories with advanced equipment & licensed software support to achieve excellence in design and research.
The Electronics and Communication engineering degree program at RCOEM focuses on problem-solving skills development for real-world applications. Our student-centric learning environment provides a variety of opportunities, including research experience, graduate degree with Honors & Minors, project based learning, and internship opportunities.
A forum called ‘Communiqué’ has been set up by the department that provides a platform to the students and staff to showcase their talent through various technical, curricular and co-curricular activities.

Salient features of Department

  • Dedicated team of 20 Faculty members –
    • 13 faculty members with Ph.D
    • Involvement of faculty members in sponsored research at institute level as Coordinator/Nodal officer
    • Publications: 13 in SCI indexed journals, more than 87 Scopus/WoS/ESCI indexed journals and approx. 290+ papers published in other peer reviewed journals.
    • Book/Book Chapters : 14
    • Patents : 33 patents (4 Granted, 24 published, 5 filled)
    • Copyrights : 34 Copyrights
    • Membership of professional bodies: IEEE, IETE, ISTE, The International Association of Online Engineering, The International Association of Engineers etc.
    • Dr. S. B. Pokle is nominated as Chairman, Board of Studies of Electronics Engineering, R.T.M. Nagpur University, Nagpur.
    • Dr. R. B. Raut is associated with FOSSEE (Free and Open Source Software for Education) project, IIT Bombay. The FOSSEE project is part of the National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India.
    • Dr.(Mrs.) P.K. Parlewar was deputed as Nodal Officer for Visvesvaraya PhD Scheme of Department of Science and Technology in AY 2015-16 for 5 years. The thrust area of scheme is ‘To enhance the number of PhDs in Electronics System Design & Manufacturing (ESDM) and IT/IT Enabled Services (IT/ITES) sectors in the country. Grant Amount is 82.343 Lakh
    • Dr. S. B. Pokle (2019) and Dr. D. G. Khushalani (2018) were awarded with RCOEM Researcher of the year award.
    • Dr. D. G. Khushalani was awarded with Best Project by INUP IIT Bombay
  • The Department has
    • Twelve well equipped state–of-the-art laboratories with total investment of 1.68 cr.
    • Active Entrepreneur Development cell to develop the employer skills among the students. During the vacation, students go for industry training and enhance their knowledge in various fields.
    • Provision of semester long internship for final year students beside summer/winter vacation internship.
    • Provision of Majors and Minors courses in curriculum
    • Promotion of MOOCs & provision for credit transfer
    • Students have brought laurels to the department by winning Best Branch Trophy  in the year 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2022.
  • Students have brought laurels to the department by winning Best Branch Trophy four times in the year 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2022.
  • Student Society and Club: Department has student’s society ‘Communiqué’ which provides a good platform to students to organize various events like Mafia, Mr. & Ms. EC, quiz competition, circuit maze etc. It gives opportunities to students to improve their technical and communication skills. Recently, department has initiated a club, named as ‘Technocrat club’ to support hobby projects of students.
  • Students are motivated, encouraged and supported to appear in various competitive examinations like GATE, CAT, GRE etc.
  • Best placement among private institute in the region and excellent academic result with consistently achieving above 90% results in every batch

Career Prospects

  • Graduates can work as technical support engineers,design/research and development engineers, production engineers or service engineers in various fields such as electrical and electronic companies, telecommunications companies, computer hardware or software companies,network companies and many others.